Ethical values for knowledge organization

Ridi, Riccardo Ethical values for knowledge organization. Knowledge Organization, 2013, vol. XL, n. 3, pp. 187-196. [Journal article (Paginated)]

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English abstract

The comparison between some lists of ethical values prevalent in various professions related to knowledge organization shows that three of these values (intellectual freedom, professionalism and social responsibility) could be the core of a general knowledge organization ethics and that two other values (intellectual property and right to privacy) could be added to them in the future, as they are already among the fundamental values of library profession.

Italian abstract

Dal confronto fra alcuni elenchi di valori etici diffusi fra varie professioni legate all'organizzazione della conoscenza emerge che tre di tali valori (la libertà intellettuale, la professionalità e la responsabilità sociale) potrebbero costituire il nucleo essenziale di una knowledge organization ethics generale e che altri due valori (la proprietà intellettuale e il diritto alla riservatezza) potrebbero in futuro aggiungersi ad essi, essendo già fin da adesso fra i valori fondamentali della professione bibliotecaria.

Item type: Journal article (Paginated)
Keywords: information ethics
Subjects: A. Theoretical and general aspects of libraries and information.
Depositing user: Riccardo Ridi
Date deposited: 29 Jul 2014 07:28
Last modified: 09 May 2018 08:59


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